Creamy Leek And Asparagus Soup

Creamy, savory leek and asparagus soup is perfect for a light yet satisfying meal. Simple ingredients, big flavors. Try it today!

Calling all soup enthusiasts! Discover the velvety embrace of Creamy Leek and Asparagus Soup, a delightful symphony of flavors that will dance across your palate.

Featuring a vibrant medley of fresh leeks, tender asparagus, and fragrant herbs, this comforting dish is perfect for cozying up on chilly evenings or impressing your taste buds with its culinary elegance.

Get ready to savor every spoonful as we guide you through the simple steps to create this heartwarming masterpiece.

Ready Time

1 hrs

Yields

10 servings

Ingredients

  • Leeks (3)
  • Asparagus (1 pound)
  • Onion (1)
  • Garlic (3 cloves)
  • Butter (2 tablespoons)
  • Flour (2 tablespoons)
  • Chicken broth (4 cups)
  • Milk (2 cups)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Sour cream (1 cup)

Instructions

Clean the leeks, asparagus, onion, and garlic.

Slice the leeks and onion thinly, and mince the garlic.In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.

Add the sliced leeks and onion and cook until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes.

Stir in the minced garlic and cook for 1 minute more.Whisk in the flour and cook for 1 minute to create a roux.

Gradually whisk in the chicken broth and bring to a simmer.

Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 20 minutes, or until the leeks are tender.Add the asparagus and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until softened but still slightly crisp.Remove the pot from the heat and let cool slightly.

Transfer half of the soup to a blender and puree until smooth.

Return the pureed soup to the pot and stir in the milk.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.Stir in the sour cream and heat through over low heat, stirring constantly.

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Do not boil.Ladle the soup into bowls and serve immediately.

Enjoy your creamy leek and asparagus soup!

Nutrional Value

  • Calories: 250
  • Fat: 10g (6g saturated, 2g trans)
  • Cholesterol: 30mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Carbohydrates: 30g (3g fiber, 10g sugar)
  • Protein: 10g
  • Vitamin A: 40%
  • Vitamin C: 35%
  • Calcium: 10%
  • Iron: 10%
Creamy Leek and Asparagus Soup
Creamy Leek and Asparagus Soup

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